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Updated listing of Philly boys’ lacrosse clinics, training

Sunday, 4th September 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, Clinics, Club, Events, High School, Training, Youth, Posted 9/4/11


NETMINDERS Goalie School™, Private Instruction for Lacrosse Goalies Since 1979. Training in Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring, for boys in Grades 7 through 12, and college. Have Net, Will Travel. Visit our web site at: Contact Coach Joe Lore at


Skill Sessions at United Sports; Sundays starting September 11. Six 1-hour sessions, the perfect amount of time to sharpen the essential skills needed to be a competitive lacrosse player. Skill sessions are ideal for beginner to intermediate players. Each session will focus on a different set of skills or concept, but all fundamental skills will emphasized each session. Contact Keith Jacoby, for more information.
Relentless Lacrosse Website:
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Ricky Whelan Dukes Developmental Program, Sept. 11-Oct. 16, six Sundays, 4-6 p.m., tentatively at Harriton High. This is an instructional series that leads to the tryouts for the Duke’s Lacrosse Club. Walkup registration will start at 3:30 p.m. The Dukes tryouts are tentatively slated for Oct. 23 at Haverford College. This program is for intermediate to advanced high school players. Advanced 8th grade or 7th graders may attend but must contact Coach Jason Christmas with playing experience to authorize participation. The clinics will be emphasizing high intensity drills and skill sets to improve players’ reaction time and decision making in unsettled/settled transition situations. Up tempo pace will be encouraged defensively and offensively from 1v1 situations to 2v1 all the way up to 6v6 settled sets.
To receive a discount ($60), it is encouraged to preregister for the clinics and avoid massive walkup lines at walkup registration. Preregistration fees ($450 for 6 Sunday sessions or $75 a session) can be mailed and must be received before September 10. please send Dukes Waiver and Dukes Player Info sheets (
Walkup registration is $85 per Sunday or $510 for six Sundays. Checks should be made out to: 141 LACROSSE, Jason Christmas, 214 Maple Terrace, Ardmore, PA, 19003

Lil’ Laxers Program For Boys & Girls ages 3-to-8 6 Week session begins Week of September 12, 2011; Offered Tuesday or Saturday.
Tuesday: Joeys 5pm-6pm; Boomers 5pm-6pm; Jacks 6pm-7pm Saturday: Joeys 9am-10am; Boomers 10am-11am; Jacks 11am-12pm
Divisions: (Joeys: Ages 3 & 4) (Boomers: Ages 5 & 6) [Jacks: 7 & 8] United Sports; 1426 Marshalton-Thorndale Road; Downingtown, PA 19335
Six, 1-hour sessions aimed to develop your young child’s motor skills and basic lacrosse fundamentals in a way that is fun and positive.″>Click here for registration
Registration Deadline: September 9, 2011; Cost: $88/player

Black Bear Lacrosse has teamed with West Chester Lacrosse to present a FREE boys clinic at Kelly’s Field on Saturday, September 17th from 3:30 – 5:30. Top coaches and current and former pro players will run the program. Players from 6 to 14 years old are invited. Space is limited, register at to save your spot!

2011 Fall Lacrosse Instructional Clinics for boys in grades K-8, Sept. 18 – Oct. 9, at The Haverford School Sessions run from 1:00 pm – 3:00 PM. 4 Sunday sessions: September 18, September 25, October 2, October 9. $225 fee or individual session cost of $60/session.

Lacrosse players get better by playing in game situations and learning key components to excel. Whether it is playing game after game or being individually coached with demonstrations and instruction, each player will be taught the skills necessary for success.

Each two hour session will include include 1 hour of positional instruction (attack, defense, midfield, goalie) and 1 hour of games; designed to improve technique, and game skills. Sessions will include but are not limited to: dodging, shooting, feeding, checks, defensive positioning, slides, and stick skills. There will also be special sessions for goalies and face-off men. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff will provide you with the skills and confidence needed to take your game to the next level.
If you have any questions please email:,

Elite Defense Academy with Brett Moyer; Monday Nights starting September 19 at United Sports. Training and comprehending the “Team Defense” concepts while acquiring the skills to become a master defender. Contact Brett Moyer, with questions about the Academy. Program consists of 5 – 1.5-hour sessions, 2 divisions; 5th-8th grade (5:30-7:00pm) and 9th-12th grade (7:30-9:00pm).
Relentless Lacrosse Website:
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Boys Lacrosse Academy at United Sports; Thursday Nights starting September 22. The Academy curriculum has been developed by the Relentless Lacrosse staff to challenge participants. Receive training by current and former professional lacrosse players. Contact Keith Jacoby, for more information.
Relentless Lacrosse Website:
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Lehigh Boys Fall Lacrosse High School Elite Clinic for Juniors, October 23, 1:00pm-5:00pm, Lehigh University Goodman Athletic Campus.

This clinic is designed for elite level high school juniors. It will allow for the athletes to compete against top level competition while working with the Lehigh coaching staff and players. The day will start with small group positional skill work and progress into full field games. The Clinic will be capped at 75 players to maximize player experience.

Players need to bring: Lacrosse equipment (helmet, stick, gloves, arm pads, shoulder pads, athletic supporter, mouth guard, cleats, turf shoes), water. Clinic Fee $100.

To register: or for more info call 610-758-4392 or email

Old School Lacrosse Winter Lacrosse Training starts Dec 4th at the Phelps School Indoor Field house, Malvern. December 4th will be an evaluation date. Following evaluation you will be notified of what session to attend. Sessions will be broken down by skill level. Dates are Dec, 4, 11, 18, Jan. 8,15,22,29, Feb. 5,12. Sessions are either Session #1- 3:30-5pm or Session #2 -5-6:30pm. Fee: $400 (Only “30” spots available for each session).

Old School Winter Lacrosse Training will give you the tools needed to prepare yourself for the up-coming season. Training will consist of Stick Skills, Offensive/Defensive, Strategies/Positioning, controlled scrimmages and more.

Players need to bring: full lacrosse equipment, mouth guard, cleats, running shoes, sweat top and bottom, shorts, t-shirt, reversible practice tank-top.

Staff: Dave Metzbower, Head Coach Malvern Prep. Todd MacFarlane, Athletic Director The Phelps School. Adam Muller, Head Coach Avon Grove Youth Organization. John Nostrant, Head Coach and Athletic Director Haverford School. For more information:

Old School Lacrosse Pre-Season Combine, December 28-30, from 9am-3pm with an hour for lunch, at The Phelps School Indoor Field house, Malvern. Fee: $300 (Only “40” spaces available).

This fast paced, intense Pre-Season combine will separate you from the competition. The Combine will offer Stick Skills, Speed and Conditioning, Offensive/Defensive Strategies/Positioning, Plyometrics, Weight room workouts, Agility Training, College Recruiting Information/Preparation Awareness.

Players need to bring lunch, full lacrosse equipment, mouth guard, cleats, running shoes, sweat top and bottom, shorts, t-shirt, reversible practice tank-top

Staff: Dave Metzbower, Head Coach Malvern Prep. Adam Muller, Head Coach Avon Grove Youth Organization. Todd MacFarlane, Athletic Director The Phelps School. For more information:

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